LHRH test is needed in children who present with Precocious (Early) puberty.
Early puberty can be a source of stress for the child and the family and also un-treated or undiagnosed Early puberty results in compromised adult height in children.
Symptoms of early Puberty in Girls changes in
- Axillary and Pubic hair
In Boys changes in
- Enlarging testis and penis
- Axillary and pubic hair
- Deepening of voice and Acne
- Spontaneous erections
LHRH procedure is done to confirm the onset of puberty and to help in decide the course of treatment for early puberty.